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Historical Items

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Item 51581

Damage of Somesville Fire, Saco, 1908

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1908-09-15 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 15081

1908 Locomobile

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1908 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 15069

1908 Rauch Lang

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum Date: 1908 Location: Seal Cove Media: Metal and Rubber

Exhibits

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Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle, 1908

… and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle, 1908 Contributed by Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Description The original Mark…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Bangor and Aroostook Train Station, Presque Isle, ca. 1908

1908 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Photograph shows railroad workers and clerks in a Bangor and Aroostook…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Narrative

Narrative Hampden Highlands Post Office, ca. 1908 Item 27649 infoHampden Historical Society

My Maine Stories

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Story

Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.

Story

My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community

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My 41 year career in Maine paper mills
by Mike Luciano

Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes